Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd October 2010

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd October 2010

Robert Schumann: The Man, the Mind, the Music

St John's Smith Square, London

Why does music have such powerful effects upon us, our moods and well-being? How can music help to heal trauma, illness and brain injury? Professor Nigel Osborne, composer and pioneer in music therapy, and Stephen Johnson, writer and BBC Radio 3 presenter, introduced lectures by neuroscientists and psychiatrists and led discussions, illustrated by concerts featuring the music of Robert Schumann (1810-1856) and composers who influenced or were influenced by him.

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